From beginning of the 2014/2015 season our members have been making progress in results and every week they are getting better.
Hard work at our classes and dedication of our fencers and parents are making great results for ZFA family.
09/13/2015 Fencing Academy of Philadelphia – FAP-NORTH Y14 Foil –
Congratulation to Wesley Wu on silver medal .
Keep working hard !
09/05/2015 – Durkan Labor Day Regional Youth
Congratulation Isabel Toro for 7th.place in Y12 Women’s Foil,
Keep working hard!
Premier RYC – Region 3 Aug 22, 2015 – Aug 23, 2015
We had great experience on our first Region Youth Circuit in the season ☺ .
Y12 Men’s Epee:
3rd place Nolan Harfeld
Y12 Men’s Foil:
9th place Dusan Zeljkovic
Y14 Men’s Foil:
8th place Dusan Zeljkovic
10th place Wesley Wu
August 7, 2015.- Lima, Peru. –
Congratulation Christopher Davis for bronze medal at Youth B/Y14 Pan American Fencing Championships in Peru.Great job Chris !
August 2-3 ,2015 Berlin,Germany.
We are very proud to announce that Adam Mack bring two silver medal from Maccabi Games 2015.
Adam fence foil individual and team event.Congrats!
August 1- 2, 2015. – York Fairgrounds, Utz Arena: York, PA
We start new season very good and had great results at Keystone State Games 2015.
We are proud to announce that we have our first “A” rated fencer. Thanks everyone for working hard with ZFA team. Together we are making better fencers in our Academy.
- Y14 Mixed Foil: 1st place Calvin Wang Congratulation!
- Senior Men’s Foil:1st place Noah Condiff “A-2015” Congratulation! Rating Earned
12th Alejandro Toro,19th Kenneth Fernandez Prada,24th Myles Bear,26th Benjamin Filbert
- Senior Women’s Foil: 3rd Skylar Harfeld
- Junior (U20) Mixed Foil:3rd place Alejandro Toro, 3rd place Noah Condiff,9th place Skylar Harfeld,10th place Calvin Wang,17th place Myles Bear
- Junior (U20) Mixed Epee:13th place Myles Bear,24th place Keegan Nash
- Senior Men’s Epee: 24th place Keegan Nash
San Jose CA 6/27/2015 – 7/6/2015
We wanted to thank all our members and their parents for their support of ZFA Team.
Results from Summer National Fencing Championships 2015 San Jose:
– Monday, June 29, 2015
• Cadet men’s foil- 126 fencers:
47th place – Noah Condiff
100th place – Manu Balusu
– Tuesday, June 30, 2015
• Junior women’s foil – 145 fencers:
73rd place – Skylar Harfeld
– Wednesday, July 01, 2015
• Junior’s men’s foil
87th place – Noah Condiff
• DIV 2 Men’s Epee
150th place – Myles Bear
• Div 3 men’s foil 164 fencers
17th place – Manu Balusu
22nd place – Benjamin Filbert110th place – Calvin Wang
153rd place – Myles Bear
• Cadet women’s foil 116 fencers
73rd place – Skylar Harfeld
– Friday, July 03, 2015
• Div.2 men’s foil -145 fencers
37th place – Manu Balusu
99th place – Benjamin Filbert
• Div III Men’s Epee – 146 fencers
109th place – Myles Bear
• Div III Women’s Foil – 142 fencers
46th place – Skylar Harfeld
95th place – Juliana Kho
– Saturday, July 04, 2015
• Y-14 Men’s Foil – 247 fencers
16th place – Noah Condiff
79th place – Manu Balusu
85th place – Alejandro Toro
115th place – Myles Bear
142nd place – Calvin Wang
152nd place – Christopher Davis
6th place – Alejandro Toro
62nd place – Christopher Davis
- Liberty FC Open Foil Mix at Liberty Fencing Club – New Bucks County Location: Warrington, PA
- BCAF-W Y-10/12/14-Youth Cup Championship atBucks County Academy of Fencing – West: Hatfield, PA
Y10 Mixed Foil: 1st place Dusan Zeljkovic and 2nd place Nelson Thayer.
Y12 Mixed Foil: 1st place Christopher Davis and 2nd place Dusan Zeljkovic
Y14 Mixed Foil:1st place Christopher Davis
Calvin work very hard last five months and he get “D” rating on 6 jun.
Congratulation to Calvin , his family,ZFA teammates and coaches!
Four pools with eight fencers we finish in two hours and competition was finish before 3 PM.
Thank you all fencer,parents,referee and volunteers for
helping us for last tournament in the season.
We are absolutely happy to inform you that Manu Balusu was 3th place at Foil Open Madeo and earned his “C” rating last Sunday !
Congratulations to Manu, his family,ZFA teammates and coaches!
Y10 Mixed Foil:
1st Dusan Zeljkovic Pobednik Serbia
2nd Nelson Thayer ZFA
3rd Jessica Markov ZFA
3rd Kevin Frank BCAF
5th Lucio Mazzucchi FAP
Y12 Mix Foil:
1st Christopher Davis Liberty
2nd Dusan Zeljkovic Pobednik Serbia
3rd Natalie Kim FAP
3rd Matthew Furst FAP
5th Otis Harrison FAP
6th Wilson Davis FAP
Y14 Mix Foil:
1st Christopher Davis Liberty
2nd James Armstrong ZFA
3rd Caroline Donado BCAF
C & Under Senior Men’s Foil:
1st place Manu Balusu earn his D15 -:)—–Congrats .
6th place Calvin Wang
7th place Myles Bear
8th place Ken Fernandez
C & Under Senior Men’s Epee:
1st place Myles Bear earn his D15 -:)—–Congrats .
C & Under Senior Women’s Foil:
5th place Juliana Kho
We had seven fencers fencing at different events, two of them came back with 3 medals, Noah Condiff fence very sharp in Y14 , one team (Noah’s Ark) fencing at the Y14 team event and 3rd place – Alexander Xue WCHR saber.
Our coach Mickey Zeljkovic (National wheelchair coach) coaching wheelchair clinic prior to the wheelchair Championship and helping ZFA fencers at the strip and referee Jelena Zeljkovic refereeing all the way up to the finals.
It was a valuable experience to them all that will help them to prepare for the Summer Nationals in San Jose, CA (June 27th- July 6th).
8th place – Noah Condiff Y14 MF (out of 171 fencers)
3rd place – Alexander Xue WCHR saber
6th place – Alexander Xue WCHR foil
5th place – Noah’s Ark (Condiff, Dority, Toro) Y14 TM MF (out of 12 teams)
19th place – Skylar Harfeld Div2 WF (out of 98 fencers)
19th place – Dusan Zeljkovic Y10 ME (out of 44 fencers)
24th place – Alejandro Toro Y12 MF (out of 123 fencers)
44th place – Noah Condiff Div2 MF (out of 136 fencers)
60th place – Juliana Kho Div2 WF (out of 98 fencers)
67th place – Alejandro Toro Y14 MF (out of 171 fencers)
96th place – Kenneth Fernandez-Prada Div2 MF (out of 136 fencers)
100th place – Skylar Harfeld, Y14 WF (out of 143 fencers)
We have great fencers and great bouting.
Women’s foil results:
1. Skyler Harfeld ZFA
2. Piper Jones BCAF
3. Juliana Kho ZFA
3. Inez Jacobs-Hinton WAL-SWR P
Men’s Foil ”A1”event .
1. Harry McGuire UPenn
2. Diego Marroquin EMP UTD
3. Ian Neilson ZFA
3. Brian Lee EMP UTD
Thank you all fencers,parents and coaches to participate in our tournament we hope to see you next time.
Two ZFA fencer have greate preformence in Y10 foil Dušan Zeljković 3th place-bronze medal and in Y10 épée 5th place.
In Y14 foil Calvin Wang 7th place.
Congratulations for fencers, parents and coaches.
Senior Mixed Foil: 72 Competitors, a A2 Event
5th place Ian Neilson
30th place Adam Mack
Senior Women’s Foil: 32 Competitors, a B2 Event
9th place Skylar Harfeld
In Y12 men’s foil on Friday he was untouchable in pools.
Alejandro have 30 touches and he didn’t receive any touches.
He was first after the pools and after he won 4 bouts(15:1,15:4,15:7,15:11)in final bout he lost 10:15.
Alejandro got silver medal in Y12 men’s foil and points for national ranking list.
In Y 14 on Sunday Alejandro have great day he fence and win all bouts in pool he was 4th seeding.
Alejandro have 4 winning bouts in direct elimination(15:13, 15:10,15:13,15:14), in final bout he lost 11:15 but he got silver medal, ”C” rating and new points for national ranking list.
Congratulations to Alejandro ,parents and ZFA coaching team.
Congrats to our ZFA fencers: Benjamin Filbert on Bronze medal and Manu Balusu on 9.place
In foil Y14 – Silver medalist Myles Bear and Bronze medal Calvin Wang .
In épée Y14 Myles Bear win bronze medal.
Congratulation to our fencers,parents and coaches.
Adam Mack fenced sharp all day and took second place,
3.place Ian Neilson,
8.place Noah Condiff,
9.place Manu Balusu,
15.place Calvin Wang
17.place Nishant Menon,
18.place Will Givner,
20.place Benjamin Filbert,
21.place Myles Bear.
Skylar Harfeld won ZFA open foil event with 15:6 in final bout and got gold medal,
We had great experience on our first Arnold Fencing Classic tournament .Our competitors Dušan ZELJKOVIC and Myles BEAR participated in couple events and our coach Mickey Zeljkovic was helping organizer with refereeing.
Both of our competitors returned home with medals,
Myles with bronze medals in Cadet mixed foil and Y14 men’s foil event.
Our coach Mickey Zeljkovic got coaching medal for Dusan’s 1st place in Y10 foil .
They had great time meeting Arnold and enjoying the company of Star Wars characters.
1.place Noah Condiff
18.place Manu Balusu
23.place Calvin Wang
30.place Benjamin Filbert
31.place Skylar Harfeld
ZFA Wheelchair fencer Tariq AL Qallaf win two gold medal (foil and saber) and bronze in epee.
Cadet Women Foil – 106.place Skyler Harfeld from 186 fencers
Cadet Men Foil – 78.place Noah Condiff, 85.place Manu Balusu ,
173 Alejandro Toro, 174. Nishant Menon , 187. Myles Bear , 205. Calvin Wang from 232 fencer.
Junior Men Foil – 97. place Noah Condiff , 184. place Adam Mack,
207.place Calvin Wang, 209 Benjamin Filbert .
Tomorrow is the last day of Capitol Clash and we are going to have competitors in Y10 men’s épée and Y12 men’s foil events.
Some of ZFA members are competing at other events.
Skylar Harfeld gave some beautiful touches and finished 40th at Cadet women’s foil event. All of them made us proud!
Results are posted on https://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=28817https://www.facebook.com/mickeyzeka/media_set?set=a.10155134584300316&type=1 — feeling excited at Zeljkovic Fencing Academy.
01/25/2015 DVFC Unclassified/Div 2 Foil Div2 Senior Mixed Foil D1
1st Condiff, Noah- ZFA
3rd Balusu, Manu – ZFA
7th Bear, Myles – ZFA
10th Wang, Calvin FAP/ZFA
11th Filbert, Benjamin – ZFA
12th Kho, Juliana Gabrielle – ZFA
01/23/2015 Windy City Super Youth Circuit (SYC) Y14 Women’s Foil C2
5th of 52 Harfeld, Skylar- ZFA-Congrats 🙂
01/17/2015 Cobra Div 1A/Div II Regional Open Circuit (ROC) Div1A Senior Men’s Foil A3
30th of 89 Condiff, Noah – ZFA
01/17/2015 Cobra Div 1A/Div II Regional Open Circuit (ROC) Div2 Senior Women’s Foil C2
5th of 43 Harfeld, Skylar – ZFA -Congrats 🙂
01/18/2015 Liberty FC Open Foil & Epee & PHILLY CUP Mixed Foil B2
8th of 28 Menon, Nishant- ZFA earned D2015 Congrats 🙂
01/17/2015 Cobra Div 1A/Div II Regional Open Circuit (ROC) Div2 Senior Men’s Foil B3 36th of 97
Condiff, Noah – ZFA
01/17/2015 Cobra Div 1A/Div II Regional Open Circuit (ROC) Div2 Senior Men’s Foil B3 70th of 97
Balusu, Manu – ZFA
01/17/2015 Cobra Div 1A/Div II Regional Open Circuit (ROC) Div2 Senior Men’s Foil B3 77th of 97
Filbert, Benjamin – ZFA
01/18/2015 BCAF-W Y-10/12/14 Mixed Foil-YOUTH CUP-DBL PTS!-#5 Y10 Mixed Foil NR
1st Thayer, Nelson – ZFA- Nelson came in first place at the Bucks County Academy of Fencing tournament today! He has a big trophy and is incredibly excited. He said it feels magical! 🙂
01/11/2015 BCAF-WEST Mixed Foil Open Senior Mixed Foil D1 -8th Filbert, Benjamin- ZFA
01/11/2015 DVFC Y10/Y12/Y14 Foil Y10 Mixed Foil NR 6th Thayer, Nelson – ZFA
01/11/2015 DVFC Y10/Y12/Y14 Foil Y14 Mixed Foil C2- 7th Harfeld, Skylar- ZFA
01/11/2015 DVFC Y10/Y12/Y14 Foil Y14 Mixed Foil C2 – 18th of 27 Bear, Myles ZFA
12/21/2014 FAP-North Open Foil Senior Mixed Foil E1 – 3rd Filbert, Benjamin – ZFA
12/20/2014 BFC Columbia Santa C and Under Div2 Senior Mixed Foil D1
3rd of 21 Condiff, Noah – ZFA
7th of 21 Bear, Myles -ZFA
12/14/2014 Brooklyn Fencing December Cadet & Junior Foil Junior Mixed Foil E1-8th Filbert, BenjaminZFA
11/30/2014 Liberty FC Open Foil & Epee & PHILLY CUP Mixed Foil C1 10th Filbert, BenjaminZFA
11/16/2014 -Atlantic Fencing Acad.- Open Men’s Foil + U Foil Senior Men’s Foil E1 3rd Filbert, Benjamin-ZFA
11/09/2014 – MFC Div 3 Foil Div3 Men’s Foil E1 3rd Filbert, Benjamin-ZFA
10/31/2014 – Lilov Fencing Academy RJCC Junior Men’s Foil B2 56th Filbert, Benjamin- ZFA
10/31/2014 – Lilov Fencing Academy RJCC Cadet Men’s Foil B2 15th Condiff, Noah-ZFA
10/26/2014 – Nyack Fencing Tanya Adomovich Cup: Open 3 weapon Senior Men’s Foil B2 18th Filbert, Benjamin-ZFA
10/24/2014 – Freehold Fencing Div 3 Foil Div3 Senior Mixed Foil D1 9th Filbert, Benjamin-ZFA
10/19/2014 – DVFC Unclassified/Div 2 Foil Div2 Senior Mixed Foil D1 3rd Menon, Nishant- ZFA-E2014
10/17/2014 – Steve Sobel / NJFA SYC & CADET International Y14 Men’s Foil B2C3 17th Condiff, Noah-ZFA
10/17/2014 – Steve Sobel / NJFA SYC & CADET International Cadet Men’s Foil C3 30th Condiff, Noah-ZFA
10/05/2014 – Liberty FC Open, Women’s, & Team Foil & PHILLY CUP Mixed Foil B2 20th Filbert, Benjamin-ZFA
09/28/2014 – FAP Open Foil Senior Mixed Foil E1 3rd Filbert, Benjamin-ZFA
09/28/2014 – Cobra Regional Youth Circuit (RYC) (Region 3) Y14 Men’s Foil C2 6th Condiff, Noah-ZFA
09/21/2014 – DVFC Y10/Y12/Y14 Foil Y14 Mixed Foil NR 1st Condiff, Noah-ZFA